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OSHA Emphasizes Safety with 2016 National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls
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OSHA Emphasizes Safety with 2016 National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls

With falls continuing to be the leading cause of death in the construction... More

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OSHA Partners with Other Groups for 2016 National Safety Stand-Down
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OSHA Partners with Other Groups for 2016 National Safety Stand-Down

With falls still ranking as the most frequently cited violation by OSHA, take a... More

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Water and wastewater dangers: Permit required? Here’s how to tell

Deaths in confined spaces occur because the atmosphere is oxygen-deficient, toxic, or combustible. To protect employees who work in such environments, says Jeff Bowman, Environmental Training Coordinator of Texas A&M Engineering Extension Services, Infrastructure & Safety Training, public works departments should perform three basic steps at each jobsite. More

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Water and wastewater dangers

New OSHA standard addresses the unique dangers posed by water and sewer system construction and improvements. More

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A Plethora of Plans: OSHA-Approved State Plans

States with OSHA-Approved State Plans have six months to adopt standards that are at least as effective as OSHA’s. States also have the option of having the same enforcement phase-in plan that OSHA has adopted. More

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Trench collapse leads to $424K OSHA fine

One minute he was working in the 8-foot trench in Richmond, Texas; the next, he was being buried in it. His co-workers came to his rescue, digging him out with their bare hands. More

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OSHA Issues Temporary Enforcement of Confined Spaces Standard
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OSHA Issues Temporary Enforcement of Confined Spaces Standard

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration... More

2015 OSHA Regulatory Update: Accidents, Temps, and Safety Leadership
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2015 OSHA Regulatory Update: Accidents, Temps, and Safety Leadership

Dean McKenzie, deputy director of OSHA's Directorate of Construction, addresses... More

2015 OSHA Regulatory Update: Guidelines for Confined Spaces
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2015 OSHA Regulatory Update: Guidelines for Confined Spaces

Dean McKenzie, deputy director of OSHA's Directorate of Construction, outlines and... More

2015 OSHA Regulatory Update: Top Goals and Penalties
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2015 OSHA Regulatory Update: Top Goals and Penalties

Dean McKenzie, deputy director of OSHA's Directorate of Construction, presents... More

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